Spiritual Guidance: First hands-on look at the Mists of Pandaria shadow priest

Every week, WoW Insider brings you Spiritual Guidance for discipline, holy and shadow priests. On alternate Wednesdays, shadow priesting expert Fox Van Allen comes from out of the shadows to bask in your loving adoration.

Beta access, sweet, delicious beta access. After weeks of waiting, I’m finally in the Mists of Pandaria beta. And man, does it taste sweet. Sure, in reality, I’d only been waiting a few weeks to get in. But when you’re not in the beta and it seems like everyone else is, those weeks can feel like an eternity.

But you likely don’t care about my emotions (you cruel, sadistic readers, you). You care about shadow priests and the changes made to them in the beta. And believe me, there are a lot of changes to shadow priests coming for MoP.

Yeah, I know, we’ve discussed a lot of those changes here in Spiritual Guidance. But already, there are changes to those changes. And frankly, the latest batch of changes is shocking. Every single spell that we hold dear is seeing a major change to it. Shadow Word: Pain, Vampiric Touch, Vampiric Embrace, and even Shadowy Apparitions — it seems no spell is safe.

Are these changes the end of the world? Maybe they are. But you should know by now that I’m not going to tell you anything definite about that until you follow me after the break.

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